Violent Crime and Public Safety in 1990s

Attorney General Thornburgh began the 1991 Crime Summit with an overview of the current situation of violent crime in America. He… read more

Attorney General Thornburgh began the 1991 Crime Summit with an overview of the current situation of violent crime in America. He discussed the responsibilities of law enforcement in dealing with violent crime, the courts role in punishing crime, and the victim’s rights when harmed by violent crime. Mr. Thornburgh said that Americans are more likely to be harmed by a violent crime than be hurt in an car accident. He described what action was necessary to regain public safety in the 1990s. He likened the Persian Gulf war coalition against aggression and crime to the battle that needs to be fought against crime in the United States. close

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  • Barr, William P. Assistant Attorney General Department of Justice
  • Boyd, Thomas Director Department of Justice->Policy Development and Research
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Violent Crime and Public Safety in 1990s

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Program ID:
16922-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 4, 1991
Last Aired:
Mar 9, 1991

Airing Details

  • Mar 04, 1991 | 9:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 05, 1991 | 2:00am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 05, 1991 | 5:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 09, 1991 | 8:45am EST | C-SPAN 1
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